24 Sep 2021
Astronomy researcher elected to the Young Academy of Sweden
Oscar Agertz, associate senior lecturer at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, has been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden. Over the next five years he will wo...
22 Sep 2021
The faculty’s journey towards Science Village at Brunnshög
It is a catalyst that will modernise the Faculty of Science, both at Brunnshög and Sölvegatan. Dean Sven Lidin may have become “nearsighted, flabby and middle-aged” during his ten ...
21 Sep 2021
Long-term measurements show how the climate is changing
20 years of measurements are only the beginning. Long-term measurements over several decades are crucial to enable predictions of how airborne particles affect the future climate, ...
21 Sep 2021
Pandemic restrictions enabled unique bird study
How do birds avoid collision when flying in dense foliage and other cramped environments with many obstacles? And what does flying in such complex environments entail for the birds...
8 Sep 2021
Successful experiment with microwaves could result in better quantum computers
In a pioneering nanoexperiment, a research team in Lund has succeeded in constructing a new and very effecient microwave photon detector. The discovery could accelerate the develop...
6 Sep 2021
Top international researcher will maximise the potential of MAX IV and ESS
Lund University has recruited Trevor Forsyth to lead the development of LINXS, Lund Institute of advanced Neutron and X-ray Science. He also takes up the position as professor of b...
27 Aug 2021
Researchers have found carbon isotopes in an exoplanet’s atmosphere for the first time
By capturing a weak signal from outer space, a research team was able to study the atmosphere of an exoplanet 300 light-years from Earth. The study shows that the planet’s gas enve...
27 Aug 2021
How disorderly young galaxies grow up and mature
Using a supercomputer simulation, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has succeeded in following the development of a galaxy over a span of 13.8 billion years. The study s...
20 Aug 2021
New positions in research for sustainable development
Ten postdoc positions and at least eight doctoral studentships on the 2030 Agenda and sustainable development will be announced at Lund University on 30 August. The announcement is...
19 Aug 2021
Artificial light disrupts dung beetles’ sense of direction
For the first time, researchers have been able to prove that city lights limit the ability of nocturnal animals to navigate by natural light in the night sky. Instead, they are for...